Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar
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Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar

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A venerable resource for more than a century, Allen and Greenough's New Latin Grammar is still regarded by students and teachers as the finest Latin reference grammar available. Concise, comprehensive, and well organized, it is unrivaled in depth and clarity, placing a wealth of advice on usage, vocabulary, diction, composition, and syntax within easy reach of Latin scholars at all levels.
This sourcebook's three-part treatment starts with words and forms, covering parts of speech, declensions, and conjugations. The second part, syntax, explores cases, moods, and tenses. The concluding section offers information on archaic usages, Latin verse, and prose composition, among other subjects. Extensive appendixes feature a glossary of terms and indexes. Students of history, religion, and literature will find lasting value in this modestly priced edition of a classic guide to Latin.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 134.62 x 213.36 x 27.94mm | 453.59g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Bilingual edition
  • Bilingual
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  • 0486448061
  • 9780486448060
  • 116,860

Table of contents

Part I. Words and Forms
  Letters and Sounds
  Words and their Forms
  Declension of Nouns
  Inflection of Adjectives
  Inflection of Pronouns
  Conjugation of Verbs
  Forms: Stem and Verb-Endings
  The Verb Sum
  Regular Verbs
  Particles
  Formation of Words
Part II. Syntax
  Introductory Note
  The Sentence
  Nouns: Apposition; Predicate Agreement
  Adjectives
  Pronouns
  Verbs
  Particles: Adverbs, Conjunctions, Negatives
  Questions
  Construction of Cases
  Nominative Case
  Vocative Case
  Genitive Case
  Dative Case
  Accusative Case
  Ablative Case
  Time and Place
  Special Uses of Perpositions
  Syntax of the Verb
  Moods
  Tenses
  Participles
  Gerund and Gerundive
  Supine
  Conditional Sentences
  Concessive Clauses
  Clauses of Proviso
  Clauses of Purpose (Final Clauses)
  Clauses of Characteristic
  Clauses of Result (Consecutive Clauses)
  Causal Clauses
  Temporal Clauses
  Clauses with quin and quominus
  Substantive Clauses
  Indirect Discourse
  Intermediate Clauses
  Important Rules of Syntax
  Order of Words
Prosody
  Quantity
  Rhythm
  Versification
  Early Prosody
  Miscellaneous
  Glossary of Terms
  Index of Verbs
  Index of Words and Subjects
  Latin Authors and their Works
  Parallel References
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